Headlines Tagged with Kansas — 2,399 headlines found
Kansas lawmakers passed an education funding bill on Friday night...took millions from other sources, including from the state’s motor vehicle fees and the state’s revenues from a national settlement with tobacco companies.
Jun 24, 2016 New York Times
added Jun 25, 2016 15:45
Tobacco company payments to Kansas top $1 billion in 18 years / Annual payments since 1999 used to improve early-childhood education
Schmidt said payments to Kansas likely would decline significantly in April 2018 under terms of the master settlement agreement. During the 2016 legislative session, Gov. Sam Brownback raised the possibility of dealing with a tax revenue shortfall by le
Jun 7, 2016 Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jun 7, 2016 13:14
Overland Park has become the latest Kansas City-area community to embrace the Tobacco 21 movement. City leaders voted Monday tonight to raise the minimum age for the sale of tobacco products to 21. The new rules take effect in August. People behind the
May 17, 2016 KMBC-Ch. 9 (Kansas City, MO)
added May 20, 2016 01:35
Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced the state has received its annual tobacco settlement payment of $59,124,916.31. The monetary sum is equal to the estimate Schmidt provided last fall to the consensus revenue estimators.
May 9, 2016 Legal NewsLine
added May 9, 2016 22:04
This could make a lot of sense, because cigarette sales have been declining for years. 19 other states have already done enacted the plan.
Apr 26, 2016 High Plains Public Radio (HPPR)
added Apr 26, 2016 20:16
Critics say tobacco bonds carry long-term risks for states / Brownback says tobacco bonds will allow the state to avoid painful cuts next year
Apr 23, 2016 Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Apr 23, 2016 20:18
The head of a Kansas advocacy group opposes a plan to sell off part of a tobacco lawsuit settlement. The annual payments from the settlement fund children’s programs. The proposal from Gov. Sam Brownback would sell off part of the payments in exchange f
Apr 22, 2016 KMUW 89.1 Wichita (KS) Public Radio
added Apr 22, 2016 19:33
There are just eight places that sell tobacco and/or e-cigarettes in Leawood, but they might soon find their clientele more restricted if this week’s positive reaction by City Council members to the Tobacco 21 initiative is any indication.
Apr 20, 2016 Kansas City (MO) Star
added Apr 20, 2016 15:08
come July 1, the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska must share their accounting with the state under tribal-state compacts that passed unanimously in the Kansas Legislature and were signed by Gov. Sam Brownback on Wed
Apr 8, 2016 Winfield (KS) Courier
added Apr 8, 2016 04:20
Labette County commissioners agreed Monday on prohibiting tobacco use entirely by county employees during working hours. The board also agreed that vaping, or e-cigarettes, should be prohibited from all county-owned buildings and vehicles. Now, county pol
Apr 5, 2016 Parsons (KS) Sun
added Apr 5, 2016 16:59